New Books 8/14/17

Alternate futures, a return to Castle Rock, Maine for Stephen King fans, some murder and mayhem, and a pumpkin cookbook are a few of the new books available this week.   Afterlife by Marcus Sakey Between life and death lies an epic war, a relentless manhunt through two worlds … and an unforgettable love story, […]

New Books 8/7/17

Mothers play a leading role in several of this week’s offerings.  The mother-child bond, the loss of a mother, and the secrets hidden by a mother with a radical past are explored.   The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story by Edwidge Danticat Danticat discusses how to write about death using the author’s personal […]

New Books 7/31/17

This week’s line-up has books for crafty people who may be inspired by balls of colorful yarn, gorgeous quilt designs, or by vintage pieces to include in home decorating.  Also available are plenty of suspense thrillers and a little romance.   40 Colorful Afghans to Crochet by Leonie Morgan Morgan presents forty afghan crochet projects […]

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The City of Miami is in the process of having a new phone system installed.  We are all used to the glitches involved in our technology world; however, it can be frustrating to call a number that has always worked and suddenly does not.  So until our new system is up and running, here are […]

New Books 7/24/17

Ever read a book that was so good you wish you could find another one just like it?  If you felt that way about The Girl on a Train you might want to check out The Marsh King’s Daughter  or The Secrets She Keeps.  According to the publishers of these books, they offer the same mesmerizing psychological suspense. […]

New Books 7/17/17

Among the interesting titles on this week’s lineup is Woolly which is the true story of some scientists who sequenced the DNA of a frozen woolly mammoth discovered in the Arctic Circle, a Jurassic Park-like tale.  In addition, there are some new suspense thrillers along with some popular authors who seem to crank out books weekly. Abiding […]

New Books 7/3/17

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate by Al Franken The Harvard-educated comedian, talk-show host, and U.S. Senator chronicles the story of his unlikely senatorial campaign, detailing the ensuing months-long recount and what his service has taught him about America’s deeply polarized political culture. Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Civil War by David Fisher A […]

New Books 6/29/17

Magic, mysteries, secrets and suspense are all found in this week’s lineup! Black Elfstone: The Fall of Shannara by Terry Brooks A first entry in an epic four-part series concluding the Shannara Chronicles depicts a peaceful Four Lands that are invaded by a largely ignored, mysterious army whose true agenda is recognized by a band […]

New Books 6/19/17

Murder and mayhem abound in this week’s selections along with books about exploring the past in order to understand the present.  In addition, a book on ways to develop communication skills written by Emmy Award-winning actor, Alan Alda.   Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Learning that her grandmother was a victim of the […]

New Books 6/12/17

This week’s lineup includes books on how to stay healthy, how to live with cancer, how to find out what your cat is thinking, and how the Bible works, a memoir and a diary, an adventure, some short stories and more!   Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman A socially awkward, routine-oriented loner […]